Motherhood has always been revered as a sacred part of the divine femininity. However, the journey of fertility and pregnancy is not always an easy one and a holistic approach may be needed.

Providing our bodies with the right environment including the right nutrition, reduction of stress, healthy exercise, and herbal supplements may assist with enhancing fertility and lead to healthier pregnancies.

Natural therapies may also assist in reducing the symptoms of medication or your need for invasive procedures. Natural therapies may complement the advice and treatment provided by your doctors, obstetricians, and gynaecologists.

Fertility

According to the Fertility Society of Australia, one in six couples suffers from complications around fertility[1]. While there are physical reasons people suffer from infertility, the mind and body are connected, and it is suggested that psychological problems can also be a contributing factor to fertility issues in some women.

Infertility issues may be treated through a range of natural and holistic treatments that focus on aligning your mind, body, and spirit and may well give you a better chance at starting a family.

Pregnancy

It is very common for women to experience symptoms of morning sickness, muscle and joint pain, depression, headaches, nausea, anxiety, swelling of the feet, ankles and fingers, along with many other issues during pregnancy.

There are many physical and psychological causes in women experiencing these symptoms. Some women may have experienced trauma during a previous pregnancy which may in turn impact on present and future pregnancies.

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Treating Fertility and Pregnancy issues at Ultra Health Therapies

At Ultra Health Therapies, we take a body, mind, and spirit approach offering many styles of natural therapies to assist in the treatment of Fertility and Pregnancy. Our practitioners work together to nurture you along the best personal course of treatment for you.

Our practitioners listen first, and advise a tailor made nurturing treatment second. We aim to support, educate, and empower you as you experience the magical journey from conception to pregnancy to the birth of your baby.

At Ultra Health Therapies, we have available a combination of the nurturing natural therapies treating fertility and pregnancy issues.

Acupuncture for Fertility and Pregnancy

Acupuncture may assist with fertility by increasing the smooth flow of your vital energy (Qi) to the uterus and reproductive organs, bringing your hormones into balance, along with relieving stress which may increase your chances of falling pregnant.

Acupuncture may also assist with male infertility by increasing sperm count and quality as well as relieving stress and anxiety.

Acupuncture may further be beneficial for you once pregnant and assist to alleviate a broad range of symptoms experienced during pregnancy. Acupuncture may assist in reducing morning sickness, lower back and pelvic pain, depression, headaches, sleep issues and swelling as well as other pregnancy-related symptoms.

Acupuncture is a natural treatment where fine needles are inserted through the skin at specific points along the body’s meridian, creating a healing reaction within the body.

Moxibustion uses the same philosophy and is a similar method to Acupuncture, however, instead of using fine needles, a herb known as Mugwort is burnt near the acupuncture points on the body. The heat along with the properties of the Mugwort herb may assist with the activity of your baby and may help to turn your baby into the correct birthing position.

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Intuitive Therapy for Fertility

Intuitive Therapy uses a combination of guided intuition and hypnotherapy to access your subconscious mind and may allow you to discover and release fears, traumas, and barriers that are affecting your ability to start a family.

Intuitive Therapy may support you with the reduction of stress and anxiety, enabling your hormones to be more balanced. This, in turn, restores your confidence and self-esteem, assists you to change your beliefs and remove blockages that are stopping contraception, break unhealthy habits (such as smoking, poor diets, and not enough sleep) and may assist with past and present relationship issues.

Intuitive Therapy holistically treats individuals through accessing the inner conflict of the mind, and through our ‘unique’ process we may clear fears around fertility and pregnancy, and where appropriate, may resolve emotional traumas such as terminations or miscarriages.

If you are undergoing IVF or any other medical procedures to conceive, Intuitive Therapy may complement such process and could assist in relaxation and reduction of anxiety.

Our practitioner Caroline Wilson takes a heart-centred approach bringing a nurturing blend of knowledge, intuition, and wisdom to each of her programs. 

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Western Herbal Medicine for Fertility and Pregnancy

Western Herbal Medicine uses herbal medicine to assist with fertility in both men and women. Your fertility is assisted through a completely holistic approach. The focus is on analysing every body system such as hormone and gut function, dietary, lifestyle, emotional and spiritual imbalances. All these factors may be impacting your chances to conceive. Individually prescribed Herbal tinctures may be able to reduce inflammation, improve stress adaptation, support hormonal and gastro intestinal disorders, all of which can have a big impact on fertility and pregnancy.

Our practitioner, Cassy Snape offers a holistic therapy of herbal medicine, lifestyle, and dietary change advice. Cassy believes that Western Herbal Medicine works best with long term goals in mind. Western Herbal Medicine may support you on your fertility and pregnancy journey, as well as supporting you and your family to live optimum healthy lives, both during and after pregnancy.

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Reiki for Pregnancy and Birth

A Reiki energy treatment during pregnancy may provide relief and relaxation. Energy is channelled via a non-invasive touch to the body. This may have a calming effect and create radiance in the Mum to be, by stimulating blood flow.

Reiki is a natural treatment that can be provided to the expectant mother throughout pregnancy. Reiki may be complimentary to all other medical and therapeutic treatments and acts as a holistic support to the client.

Many pregnant women suffer from morning sickness and a lack of sleep. Reiki healing may alleviate these symptoms by releasing blocked energy in the body, reducing stress and anxiety suffered during pregnancy, and promoting feelings of connection and peace.

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Visceral Manipulation for Fertility and Pregnancy

Visceral Manipulation relates to the internal organs of the body and uses gentle manual therapy that may aid your body’s ability to release restrictions that cause dysfunction such as infertility and also may release discomfort experienced during pregnancy.

Visceral Manipulation does not focus solely on the site of pain or dysfunction but looks at the entire body to find the root source of the problem.

Before applying Visceral Manipulation techniques, our practitioner feels for altered or decreased motion within the internal organs such as liver, intestines, and kidneys, as well as for restrictive patterns throughout the body that may be impacting your infertility or pregnancy.

Our practitioner Andrew Ross has been practicing Visceral Manipulation for over 15 years. Education and empowerment are important factors of his nurturing treatments to the body, mind, and spirit holistically.

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Hypnobirthing for Pregnancy and Birth

Hypnobirthing is a 10-week program designed to empower mums-to-be into relaxing the body during childbirth and to tap into their body’s natural source of anaesthesia for the reduction of pain.

Using simple and easy techniques for self-hypnosis which may assist you to feel calm and confident during the birth of your child and help to create a beautiful, gentle, and natural experience for your baby.

This program is designed to work with your midwives and doctors and is designed to assist with the gentle delivery of your baby, easing you of pain and anxiety enabling you and the baby to both start this journey together with confidence.

Our practitioner has assisted many mums-to-be to reduce their fears and anxieties around birth and has supported them to feel empowered on their journey to becoming a mother.

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Where Hypnobirthing May Be Of Help

Reduce fear and anxiety around childbirth
Reduce pain during childbirth
Help you to enjoy a natural, gentle and calm birth
Share a beautiful bonding experience with your baby and partner
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References:

  1. Fertility Society of Australia. (2020). Female Infertility. Retrieved from https://www.fertilitysociety.com.au/female-infertility-australia-new-zealand/

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